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Construction begins on Pura Vida salon

Moving forward with a planned salon on Campus Court, the university has begun construction, is negotiating with area stylists and has picked a name – Pura Vida. The opening date for the new salon has been pushed back until mid-July while crews work to convert the former home of Abilene Educational Supply to a hair […]

Cross-cultural settings enhance understanding

Why is it “bad” to be a minority? I suppose that in today’s politically correct conversations no one will exactly say that is bad to be a minority – but those who are categorized as minorities talk about overcoming it and those who are not minorities argue that they don’t discriminate against them. All of […]

Video: Sing Song 2012 Winners

Overall winners for the 2012 Sing Song were announced following the final show Saturday night. JMC Network reporter Farron Salley and members of the video team were there to find out who took home the trophies. Reporting/ editing by: Farron Salley Video by: Lucius Patenaude and Caitlin Bradford

Sing Song madness makes memories

The first thing that comes to the mind when people involved in Sing Song think about the event is stress. More than 1,600 students across campus walk around like zombies for the week leading up to the big performances. They call in sick to work, hastily study for inconveniently scheduled exams, and clear the slate […]

Salon to fill vacant Campus Court location

The university has laid the groundwork to open a salon and spa near campus to increase revenue. “This will be a full-service salon,” said Anthony Williams, chief auxiliary services officer. “It will be one of the largest, if not the largest in our community.” The new salon is slated to open around the end of […]

Video: Baron Batch Speaks to FCA Members

NFL Running Back Baron Batch speaks to FCA members at ACU. Video/editing by Farron Salley

Minority students discuss financial burdens

During his freshmen year, California native Kenyon Jackson went to class everyday and completed assignments that he never knew if he would have the opportunity to turn in for a grade. Despite Jackson’s involvement in a local church home, service and leadership organizations on campus and an apparent financial need, he was unable to officially […]

Farron’s breakfast date with the Wizard of Oz

You may remember my trek to Abilene’s Municipal court in October. If so, ignore the current feeling of deja vu. I’m going back again and this time I meet the judge. I hope her name is Judy. Here’s what happened. Last semester, I was in an automobile accident with a CityLink bus. After some confusion […]

Adams Center continues to search for next director

Changes are coming to the Adams Center for Teaching and Learning as a result of personnel changes and vacancies. “The search committee for the next Director of the Adams Center began its work in January,” said Dr. John Weaver, dean of library and educational technologies. The committee consists of seven professors from multiple disciplines on […]

Video: Abilene residents march on MLK day

Nearly 200 people gathered at the Martin Luther King Jr. bridge to march in celebration of his life and dream. Farron Salley was there to report for the JMC Network.

ACU’s appropriate ‘Bend and Snap’

Over the Christmas break, many “ring by spring” dreams came true. Most likely if you didn’t get engaged in the last two months, you know at least one person who did. So what about the rest of us? Us – the single, maybe ready to mingle type girls. Don’t worry ladies we still have options. […]

Delta Theta moves forward with mentors

Months after being inactive the members of Delta Theta began to take steps to be rechartered with the selection of three mentors – one of which is Pam Money, wife of Dr. Royce Money, chancellor of the university. “We went to Pam Money and asked if she would just be willing to give us guidance […]

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